The 10 most affordable cities where you can dine at a Michelin-starred restaurant

While gastronomic tourism is becoming more widespread all over the world, the biggest representative of a city in this field is undoubtedly its Michelin-starred restaurants. Eating at these extraordinary restaurants, where the Michelin Guide offers prestigious stars, is a once-in-a-lifetime experience for many. The Chef’s Pencil platform has determined the most affordable cities where you can dine at Michelin-starred restaurants. Here are those cities which are the least expensive to dine out at a Michelin-starred restaurant!

Analyzing 450 restaurants that have received two or three stars from the Michelin Guide aorund the world, Chef’s Pencil determined the prices of each of the tasting menus and investigated how much the bill would be paid per person on average. According to these data, Bangkok is the most affordable city in the world to enjoy top Michelin star food. Here are the other cities on the list:  

  1. Bangkok: $173
  2. Lyon: $203
  3. Seoul: $213
  4. Rotterdam: $216
  5. Barcelona: $224
  6. Vienna: $225
  7. Madrid: $228
  8. Taipei: $232
  9. Hamburg: $240
  10. Macao: $248

If you say that you will not be afraid of the accounts in a Michelin-starred restaurant, you may be wondering about the most expensive ones on the list this time. Copenhagen, with its three-starred Noma and Geranium restaurants, at the top of this list:

  1. Copenhagen: $448
  2. Shangai: $406
  3. Kyoto: $401
  4. Singapore: $364
  5. Paris: $358
  6. Stockholm: $335
  7. Hong Kong: $324
  8. Amsterdam: $320
  9. New York: $309
  10. Milan: $309